ASC Summit

New in 2020 | March 28–29, 2020 | Anaheim, CA

Gain Innovative, ASC-Specific Insights on Creating an Efficient, Profitable Business

This 1.5-day forum designed for ASC administrators, directors, business and clinical managers, and staff focuses on successful financial management, team communication, multimodal pain management, and much more.

Program includes:

  • A full day of in-depth, interactive education on financial management
  • Innovative ideas and resources you can immediately apply to your practice
  • A Q&A with national ASC experts
  • Inspirational sessions from acclaimed speakers

Full Access to Global Surgical Conference & Expo

ASC Summit attendees also have full access to education sessions, poster displays, the expo hall, and the other networking activities taking place at AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2020.

Three-Month Access to Education Session Recordings

Missed a session at the ASC Summit or main AORN conference? ASC Summit attendees get access to all concurrent session recordings from both conferences up to three months following the event closing. Attendees are also eligible for contact hours from both conferences.

See What We Have Planned


Featured Speakers & Topics

Ann Geier and Rob Westergard | Financial Management

During this full-day, interactive class, Ann Geier and Rob Westergard will introduce accounting principles, business office terminology, and critical financial reports and provide useful business management tools for administrators and directors. You will learn how to reduce supply costs, read and interpret your financial reports, and effectively navigate the budget planning process.

Hassan Tetteh, MD | The Art of Human Care: Change the World One Patient at a Time

Dr. Hassan Tetteh will share his personal experience, both as a patient whose life was saved, as well as a physician who saves lives. His inspirational presentation will inspire you to redefine what it means to heal and reignite your passion when caring for your patients.

William Shuler, MD | Team Communication

Dr. Bill Shuler is a renowned speaker who has provided team communication training to healthcare providers throughout the world. He is a former director of training and education, as well as a retired orthopedic surgeon. You will leave this session with a better understanding of how essential effective team communication skills are in keeping our patients safe.

Yasser Dahab, MD | Multimodal Pain Management

Dr. Yasser Dahab, an anesthesiologist, will share details of a new guideline on safe management of postoperative pain in children and adults that addresses preoperative education, perioperative pain management planning, the use of different pharmacological and nonpharmacological modalities, organizational policies and procedures, and transition to outpatient care. This is an especially important issue to discuss with the ongoing opioid crisis in our country.

NEW at AORN Expo 2020!

Learn new ASC-specific financial management strategies from national experts.


AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2020 - ASC Summit

What’s Included in the ASC Summit


ASC Summit Package

Global Surgical Conference & Expo Package

ASC Summit Education Sessions
1.5 days of exclusive education sessions on managing an effective, profitable surgery center
Complimentary Breakfast and Lunch Symposiums
Saturday – Sunday
ASC Summit Session Recordings X  
General Sessions
Inspiring keynote speakers
Annual Conference Education
100 live sessions including an Ambulatory Track
Annual Conference Education Recordings
Listen to sessions you missed and earn contact hours up to 3 months after the event.
Expo Hall
Opening reception, simulations, education, and giveaways
Poster Displays
In-person and online
AORN Congress: Business Sessions X X
Networking Activities*
AORN Foundation Evening Party, Silent Auction, First-time Attendee Lounge, Meetups, and more!
*May require additional purchased ticket.